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Disney’s Jungle Cruise

  • 11-10-2019 11:21pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 56,366 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s JUNGLE CRUISE is an adventure-filled, Amazon-jungle expedition starring Dwayne Johnson as the charismatic riverboat captain and Emily Blunt as a determined explorer on a research mission. Also starring in the film are Edgar Ramirez, Jack Whitehall, with Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti.




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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,693 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    Did.. did they dub over some of The Rocks lines? At one point it even looks like he says different words than what it looks like he's saying.


  • Registered Users Posts: 75,429 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1


    Indiana Jones meets The Mummy


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 27,775 Mod ✭✭✭✭ pixelburp


    That looks ... Not terrible. The Rock at least guarantees a certain degree of watchability and it couldn't be any worse than Disney's last post-Pirate theme park adaptation, the Haunted Mansion.


  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 25,535 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Dades


    JP Liz V1 wrote: »
    Indiana Jones meets The Mummy
    Wasn't that just... The Mummy? :pac:


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,508 ✭✭✭ FunLover18


    Looks Ok. I like Blunt and I like Johnson.

    I hope they're going to make a joke about the fact that there are no hippos in South America.


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  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 27,775 Mod ✭✭✭✭ pixelburp


    Another trailer popped up; the monsters give it a very Pirates of the Caribbean vibe, which is possibly intentional.



  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 25,535 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Dades


    I pretty much like The Rock in anything, but I'm struggling with him in a child's captains hat wielding a ukulele.

    But yes, Jumaji of the Caribbean.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,693 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    Improved trailer from the first.. what with the voice matching the lip movements! :)

    It looks like it's fun and I've heard it's supposed to be full of nods to an actual ride at Disney so I'm guessing it'll be a hit with Disney Park fans.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,508 ✭✭✭ FunLover18


    Dades wrote: »
    I pretty much like The Rock in anything, but I'm struggling with him in a child's captains hat wielding a ukulele.

    But yes, Jumaji of the Caribbean.

    I could maybe buy into that outfit on someone else but The Rock just looks completely ridiculous, like a cartoon character. Aside from that it's looks like it might be fun.


  • Registered Users Posts: 75,429 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1


    Jungle Cruise in cinemas and Disney+ with premier access on Friday, July 30th


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  • Registered Users Posts: 12,750 ✭✭✭✭ bnt


    Slydice wrote: »
    Did.. did they dub over some of The Rocks lines? At one point it even looks like he says different words than what it looks like he's saying.
    Old comment, I know, but it's fairly common for actors to have to re-do their own lines in the studio, using a process called ADR (automated dialogue replacement). Dialogue recorded on location can sometimes be too noisy to use.

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  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 27,775 Mod ✭✭✭✭ pixelburp


    Yet another trailer; no question it's looking like a cross between Indiana Jones & Pirates of the Caribbean. And like it might be fun, though there's a little too much CGI to maintain the sense of peril in some of those scenes. Still on track for cinemas & Disney+



  • Registered Users Posts: 6,037 ✭✭✭ Mr Crispy


    Looked terrible until Jesse Plemons showed up. :pac:


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,822 ✭✭✭ flasher0030


    Mr Crispy wrote: »
    Looked terrible until Jesse Plemons showed up. :pac:

    I didn't recognise that name, so did a quick google. Turns out I was going to put up a post about him several weeks ago. There was a couple of weeks where every second movie I watched had him in it. And he was always some supporting role or small role in a film. I had recognised him as being the crazy guy from Breaking Bad.

    Judas & the Black Messiah
    El Camino
    The Irishman
    Vice
    Game night

    Anyway, great actor, especially at playing psychos doing crazy shlt, but just passing it off as a regular run-of-the-mill


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,508 ✭✭✭ FunLover18


    I just can't take Johnson seriously in that hat.

    It does look very similar to PotC, I actually thought "I wonder if they've brought back Cortez's gold from the first one?" There were some skeletal looking pirates and we know Disney likes a shared universe.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,977 ✭✭✭ brevity


    Looks like fun.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,775 ✭✭✭✭ B.A._Baracus


    Don't get me wrong, it looks like fun and I'll give it a watch. But I watched the trailer yesterday with the Mrs and she instantly copped that it's basically The Mummy (1999) in the jungle.

    - Duo of British siblings (brother and sister) go after a legend in a far away land. Emily Blunt is a doctor in this whilst Rachel Weiz was an Egyptologist. The brother, Jack Whitehall is not a fighter just like John Hannah in The Mummy.
    - They meet up with an American who'll agree to bring them to said place. Said American will be gung-ho and do all the fighting (Brendan Fraiser / The Rock)
    - They'll release something and all hell breaks loose and they got to stop it.

    Sure enough didn't Rachel Weiz's character mistakenly hit Brendan Fraiser's and go "oh sorry" in the mummy too?


  • Registered Users Posts: 26,479 ✭✭✭✭ CastorTroy




  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 25,535 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Dades


    Will look forward to watching this with the family.

    I really like both the leads, even though The Rock looks suspiciously like a ex-wrestler squeezed into a panto' captains uniform.

    Hey, at least they avoided getting Hans Zimmer to do the score.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,163 ✭✭✭ santana75


    Out this Friday......interesting to note that Omniplex aren't showing this at all. I wanted to book a few tickets for this weekend but it wasnt listed so I mailed Omniplex who got back to me saying the listing would be up In the next couple of hours. I checked again the next day and no listing so I mailed them once more only for them to reply saying they had decided not to run Jungle cruise. Something to do with it streaming on Disney+ aswell. Seems odd, I'm certain it's gonna be a massive hit and there's plenty of people who'd prefer to see it in theatres as opposed to at home.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 27,929 ✭✭✭✭ gmisk


    Reviews don't seem too bad...but not pulling me in.

    I can see it doing kind of poorly tbh



  • Registered Users Posts: 6,508 ✭✭✭ FunLover18


    Is this getting any kind of Disney+ release either premium access or straight to streaming? Or is it just theatrical?



  • Registered Users Posts: 27,929 ✭✭✭✭ gmisk


    I think it's cinema and premium access on Disney plus



  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 27,775 Mod ✭✭✭✭ pixelburp


    It'll be an interesting experiment to see whether The Rock really can sell any 'aul material. I'm immediately not down on this film, 'cos I am a sucker for anything that tries to channel adventuring in that era, but Pirates of the Caribbean really has been the exception to the (truly weird) rule of Disney Theme Park Rides translated to movies.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,467 ✭✭✭ ThePott


    I was messaging them as well and they didn't mention the Disney+ factor as a reason.

    Seems odd though considering they're still showing Cruella, Black Widow and Raya and the Last Dragon despite them being Premiere Access as well. Maybe they just figured they wouldn't make much from this and might as well take a stand while they're at it.



  • Registered Users Posts: 10,775 ✭✭✭✭ B.A._Baracus


    It could also be code from Omni that "we expect the majority to just download it illegally anyways"

    There was reports that Black Widow was the highest torrented movie of 2021 so far.



  • Registered Users Posts: 13,650 ✭✭✭✭ whisky_galore


    Meets the African Queen.... it's Charlie Allnut only ripped.



  • Registered Users Posts: 75,429 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1


    The Rock is pretty much box office gold so even in the current situation it will do well in the cinema and streaming imho



  • Registered Users Posts: 56,366 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    Not brilliant by any stretch however it was fun as you would expect from the Rock.


    A bit of a mad shout after watching it Jack Whitehall would actually make a good replacement for Denholm Elliott's Brody in the Indy franchise if they are going to continue it after Indy 5.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 16,688 ✭✭✭✭ silverharp


    best thing was the Metallica music! otherwise it was like an old pot boiler matinee film and not sure where the $200m production budget went apart from the arse pockets of Blunt and the Rock?, could be a flop. Didn't like Plemons as the twirly mochasted baddie and Whitnell was annoying as the camp sidekick, doesnt feel like a must see cinema film

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